Compassion is like a sense of caring, of concern for others’ difficulties and pain. Motivated by concern we act in the most skillful way possible even though we are not always right. We learn from our mistakes and fine tune next time. This concern goes out not only to family and friends, but all other people and animals, even enemies. If we think only of ourselves and forget about other people, our minds occupy a very small area and even tiny problems appear very big. When we develop concern for others, our minds automatically widen, our hearts open, and our own problems, even big ones, will become less significant.
If we make consistent effort, based on proper education, we can change the world. Proper education is based on a good motivation to help others. In this way we also help ourselves. Thus compassion is […]
Some people think that cultivating compassion is good for others but not necessarily good for themselves, but this is not correct. You also benefit directly since compassion immediately instills in you a sense of calm, […]
Resilience is necessary when working with deep seated habits or addictions. Resilience is cultivated by a warm heart, gentleness towards our self, and love and compassion. Currently the US and other countries are facing an […]